The Rechargeable Battery Recycling
Corporation partners with Rite Aid drug stores
Rite Aid Corporation, and the Rechargeable Battery
Recycling Corporation (RBRC) have partnered to provide rechargeable
battery recycling program, Call2Recycle™, in Rite Aid stores
RBRC’s rechargeable battery drop-off boxes
will be in all Rite Aid stores throughout California where customers
can drop off their rechargeable batteries commonly found in portable
electronics products such as: power tools, cordless phones, laptop
computers, PDAs, digital cameras, and cell phones.
Effective July 1, 2006, retailers and manufacturers
of rechargeable batteries in the state of California will be required
by law to recycle all rechargeable batteries according to the Rechargeable
Battery Recycling Act of 2006.
With approximately 588 Rite Aid stores in California,
the RBRC/Rite Aid program adds to the over 30,000 sites throughout
the United States and Canada that consumers can access to drop off
their used rechargeable batteries.